Category: States

Terekeka: Six dead over grazing rights

Six people died after two clans in Terekeka clashed over which side should first graze their animals on an Island. The state Minister of Information said more than ten people were also wounded in the…

Eleven arrested in connections to Bor South clashes

Jonglei state police say they are pursuing more suspects of Bor South clashes after arresting 11 people accused of instigating and participating in last week’s violence. Those in police custody are accused by the state…

Juba: Security to be beefed up in Joppa

The Deputy Mayor of Juba City Council for Finance and Economic Planning says there are plans to improve security in Joppa residential area. This comes after the bodyguard of Jubek Governor, who also happens to…

‘No gunshots in Juba’ on Christmas Eve -Residents

Residents of different suburbs in Juba have expressed joy over the level of security during the festive season -especially during the eve of Christmas. People from various locations within Juba testified -that for the first…

Death toll rises in Bor South clashes

More dead bodies have been discovered in Bor South County has calm slowly returns to the restive village in Jonglei state. The County Commissioner said the number of people killed in the area over the…

More than ten people killed in Jonglei

Over ten people have died from communal clashes in Bor South County last evening, according to Jonglei State Minister of Information. Deng Akech said about twelve others have been wounded in the fight. He said…

Armed men kills local chief in Yei River

A renowned traditional chief, Simon Lasuba Jatu, has been shot dead by armed men in Yei River State, according to the state’s Minister of Information. The Executive Chief who presides over local issues in Asole…

Suspected gang leader killed in Torit

A man believed to be the leader of a group of armed robbers responsible for the attacks along Torit – Juba road has been killed, according to Imatong state governor. Governor Tobiolo Oromo Alberio said…

SSLM commander killed in Yambio

Gbudwe State Information Minister says the deputy commander of South Sudan Liberation Movement has been killed after his guards clashed with government soldiers in Yambio town on Sunday. Over the weekend, gunshots were heard in…

New cholera cases recorded in Juba and Tonj

Health officials in Juba and Tonj are reporting new cases of cholera just a week after the UN children’s agency said there was a decline all over the country. Almost 20,000 cases of the disease…